2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

Check out our live coverage from the 2018 GU Cancers Symposium in San Francisco.

PCa Pathologic Features Worse in Blacks

Black men undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer are more likely to have indications for adjuvant radiotherapy compared with white men.

PCa Drugs Cut Metastasis Risk

In separate studies, apalutamide and enzalutamide prolonged metastasis-free survival in men with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Avoid Biopsy for Elevated PSA?

Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging in conjunction with transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy improves discrimination between clinically significant and insignificant prostate tumors and can spare patients unnecessary biopsies.

Top HIPAA Compliance Issues

Patient access to medical records, increased enforcement, and a shortage of IT security professionals are among the concerns facing health care providers.

ESRD Rate Varies by Glomerulonephropathy

End-stage renal disease was 3.4 times more likely to develop among patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy compared with those who had minimal change disease, study finds.

Low-Carb Diet to Slow PSADT?

In a small phase 2 study of overweight men with recurrent prostate cancer, consuming less than 20 grams of carbohydrates a day resulted in profound weight loss.

Bioprinting Human Tissue

Researchers are pursuing several strategies to engineer replacement kidney tissue.

ESRD Tied With Uric Acid

In a study, CKD patients with high trajectories of serum uric acid had nearly triple the risk for ESRD and 4.5 times the risk for death.

Managing Difficult Patient Encounters

Practices need to create protocols for dealing with office triggers, such as patient or provider lateness to an appointment, that may contribute to difficult patient interactions.

Patients' Voice Absent in Guidelines

Patient-centeredness should become a core component of clinical practice guidelines, according to Dr Kalantar-Zadeh.

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